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  Volume 24, Number 2, Winter 2006

Table of Contents

From: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

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Special Issue: The Cultural and Historical Stabilities and Instabilities of Jewish Orientalism

Guest Editor: Ranen Omer-Sherman

Contributors to This Issue

pp. vii-viii

Editor's Introduction

Introduction: The Cultural and Historical Stabilities and Instabilities of Jewish Orientalism

pp. 1-10


Reading Hebrew Melodies

pp. 11-32

The Rebel Queen and Constructions of Jewish Identity in Late Victorian Britain

pp. 33-54

"Mosaic Arabs": Jews and Gentlemen in Disraeli's Young England Trilogy

pp. 55-69

A Provocative Blind Spot: Orientalism and Charlotte Tonna's Judah's Lion

pp. 70-91

"Till Spring Comes": Arabic and Hebrew Literary Debates among Iraqi-Jews in Israel (1950-2000)

pp. 92-123

Yitzhak Shami: Ethnicity as an Unresolved Conflict

pp. 124-139

Review Essay

Reimagining the "Artless Jew:" A Commentary on Recent Interventions in Jewish Art History

pp. 140-145

Book Reviews

Negotiating Diaspora: Jewish Strategies in the Roman Empire (review)

pp. 146-148

Border Lines: The Partition of Judaeo-Christianity (review)

pp. 148-151

Faith Transformed: Christian Encounters with Jews and Judaism (review)

pp. 151-154

How the Bible Became a Book: Textualization in Ancient Israel (review)

pp. 154-156

Ayelet Ahavim: Iyunim Be-Khokhmat Ha-Ahava (review)

pp. 156-158

Akharekha Na-Rutsa (review)

pp. 158-160

The Beginning of Wisdom: Reading Genesis (review)

pp. 161-163

A Woman's Place is in the House: Royal Women of Judah and Their Involvement in the House of David (review)

pp. 163-165

Reading Women's Stories: Female Characters in the Hebrew Bible (review)

pp. 165-166

Women, Birth and Death in Jewish Law and Practice (review)

pp. 166-168

Contemporary Orthodox Judaism's Response to Modernity (review)

pp. 168-170

Love Your Neighbor and Yourself: A Jewish Approach to Modern Personal Ethics (review)

pp. 170-173

Major Turning Points in Jewish Intellectual History (review)

pp. 173-175

Levinas and Biblical Studies (review)

pp. 175-177

The Curse of Ham: Race and Slavery in Early Judaism, Christianity and Islam (review)

pp. 177-180

Fashioning Jewish Identity in Medieval Western Christendom (review)

pp. 180-182

Jews in Poland-Lithuania in the Eighteenth Century: A Genealogy of Modernity (review)

pp. 182-184

Secret City: The Hidden Jews of Warsaw 1940-1945 (review)

pp. 184-186

Nach der Verfolgung: Wiedergutmachung nationalsozialistischen Unrechts in Deutschland? (review)

pp. 186-188

Der Ring der Mythen: Die Wagner-Kontroverse in Israel (review)

pp. 188-190

The Invention of a Nation: Zionist Thought and the Making of Modern Israel (review)

pp. 191-193

The Americanization of Zionism, 1897-1948 (review)

pp. 193-195

Support Any Friend: Kennedy's Middle East and the Making of the U. S.-Israel Alliance (review)

pp. 195-198

Pollution in a Promised Land: An Environmental History of Israel (review)

pp. 198-200

From Falashas to Ethiopian Jews: The External Influences for Change c.1860-1960 (review)

pp. 200-202

The Cambridge Companion to Jewish American Literature (review)

pp. 202-204

The Plot Against America (review)

pp. 204-206

Book Notes

Book Notes

pp. 207-232

Books Received

Research Areas


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